Goodbye Underclassmen

Goodbye Underclassmen-Vivien Vanilla It’s been a long time coming. Underclassmen at Western Reserve Academy have been the metaphorical “thorn in our side” since August when the class of 2020 took to the lawns wide sweep as seniors. It’s time for them to go. From freshman like Sammy Grossman ‘23 to juniors like Mikey “Large Michael” … Continue reading

LaVar Ball: Is He a Genius or Not?

“With the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers select… Lonzo Ball from UCLA.” By putting his eldest son, Lonzo, in purple and gold and enshrining him in the city of angels, the primary agenda of marketing tycoon LaVar Ball was fulfilled. The Big Baller Brand, the Ball family brand, … Continue reading

Kyrie Irving Moves to Boston: Did the Cavs Win the Trade?

The biggest blockbuster trade in recent memory went down on August 30, 2017. Involving two of the best point guards in the NBA, one of the premier perimeter defenders, and a highly-valued draft pick, the trade was simply “loaded.” It marked the end of an era in both Cleveland, Ohio, and Boston, Massachusetts. In Boston, … Continue reading

Marquee Free Agent Signing Set Scene for NBA Season

The NBA offseason is usually filled with drama. However, none have ever been as eventful or exciting as the 2017 offseason. With six marquee superstars relocating and a total of eight current all-stars moving to new teams, the drama and trades kept NBA fanatics on edge. After losing in five games to the Golden State … Continue reading

Lopez Loves Languages

Julianne Lopez is originally from New York but grew up primarily in Eastern Pennsylvania near Philadelphia. She attended Blackburn College for her Bachelor’s Degree, Monterey Institute for International Studies and the University of New Hampshire for graduate school. She will be joining the Modern and Classical Language Department at Western Reserve Academy to teach both … Continue reading